Panini America Addresses Printing Error on Past & Present Draft Class Redemptions

January 17, 2013

Past & Present Redemption Fronts

Due to an unfortunate printing error, the 2012 Draft Class Redemption cards from 2011-12 Past & Present Basketball included autograph authentication copy on the back – understandably leading many collectors receiving them recently to believe that those cards were indeed supposed to be autographed. They were not. We apologize for any confusion this error has created.

Ever since we introduced the 2011-12 NBA Draft Class Redemption program more than a year ago, we’ve been consistent both in our communication, and on the redemption cards themselves, that cards featuring members of the 2011 draft class were going to be autographed while cards featuring members of the 2012 draft class were not.

Below, you’ll find images of the fronts and backs of the 2011 and 2012 Draft Class Redemption cards from 2011-12 Past & Present Basketball that detail the differences between the two. We’ve also attached a copy of the hobby-shop poster we created early last summer to illustrate the details of the Draft Class Redemption program.

Again, we apologize for the error.

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